Leslie W. Kreis, Jr.

Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Bios Partners

Kreis has over 25 years of investment experience across many types of financial instruments in both global public and private equity markets. Currently, he is the Managing Principal at Steelhead Capital Management, which manages a portfolio of small business investments and start-up ventures. Mr. Kreis is also a founding member of Cowtown Angels, a Fort Worth-based angel investment network. Prior to this, Mr. Kreis was a Vice President at HBK Investments, a multi-strategy global hedge fund based in Dallas, TX.   During his 11-year tenure with the firm, he managed a $3 billion global portfolio composed of stocks, bonds and derivatives products.  He was one of two professionals responsible for launching HBK’s London office, and he traded in many financial markets including Japan, India, Europe, United Kingdom, Canada and the U.S.  Mr. Kreis received a BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University in 1994.